British Pathe Puts Thousands of Films Online
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The newsreel producer, whose cameramen were eyewitnesses to many of the most significant events of the 20th century, has uploaded its entire collection -- some 85,000 films, comprising over 3,500 hours of footage -- to YouTube.
With their dramatic music and sonorous commentary, Pathé's newsreels are synonymous with the history of the past 100 years, and even a cursory glance reveals some fascinating clips. Here are a few we've uncovered; let us know what you find in the comments.